Culver City's Craftiest Cocktail Bars


Among other more pigeonholed Los Angeles neighborhoods, Culver City is a bastion of independence, promising patrons a new experience nightly. Our top 5 favorite cocktail bars in this area are proof that when your reach into the mixed bag that is L.A., you're bound to pull out a winner. Scattered across Culver City, each of these cocktail bars display some part of Angeleno culture. There are the bars flooded with fedora wearing blokes, bespectacled in faux glasses. There are the relaxed spots that serve up cocktails with a refined sense of nonchalance in perfectly sparse venues. There are the elegant places where you take a date you're trying to impress. And of course, there are the awesome theme venues that deliver theatrics flawlessly. Some of these places welcome people in with warm arms, and others might require a little finesse or even a password to gain entrance. But no matter which of these cocktail bars and lounges you end up at, you're sure to feel a unique vibe that only these cool venues can provide. Explore these spots now and let us know if your favorites made the cut. - Darianne Dobbie


Sound

Sound

Come check out the new club scene in Hollywood filled with themed dancers, electro music and even some surprisingly good food. Check it out >>

1642 N Las Palmas Ave
Los Angeles CA 90028

OHM Nightclub
OHM Nightclub
6801 Hollywood Blvd Suite 433 Hollywood, CA 90028
The Mayan
The Mayan
1038 S Hill St Los Angeles, CA 90015
Playhouse
Playhouse
6506 Hollywood Blvd Hollywood, CA 90028
Boardner's
Boardner's
1652 N Cherokee Ave Hollywood, CA 90029

Finn McCool s

Finn McCool's

Live music, friendly faces, traditional Irish cuisine and a wide selection of whiskeys and draught beers await you at Finn McCool's, an authentic Irish pub in Santa Monica. Check it out >>

2700 Main St
Santa Monica CA 90405

Barbrix
Barbrix
2442 Hyperion Ave Silver Lake, CA 90027
3Dog Cantina

3Dog Cantina

Its time to discover your new favorite Mexican restaurant and bar in Hollywood. Check it out >>

1615 N Cahuenga Blvd
Hollywood CA 90028
Yamashiro
Yamashiro
1999 N Sycamore Ave Hollywood, CA 90069
Stout
Stout
1544 N Cahuenga Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90028

Hotel Cafe

Hotel Cafe

Neither a hotel nor a cafe, this little gem stands out among the Hollywood powerhouse clubs because it doesn't stand out much at all. It's a little place that attracts some of the biggest KCRW-types. Check it out >>

1623 1/2 N. Cahuenga Blvd
Hollywood CA 90028
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